Lee JongWon - Updated Apr 2024

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Naju, South Korea
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Naju, South Korea

Lee JongWon


Lee JongWon is a South Korean actor and model. Lee JongWon is famous for acting in various movies such as Gyeag Couple in 1994, White Night in 2009, and Yeolilgobsaleui coup d’etat in 1991.

Early Life

The famous actor was born on September 25, 1969, in Naju, South Korea. Lee JongWon holds a South Korean nationality. His age is 53 years old. Similarly, his star sign is Libra.

In addition, he completed his education at Dankook University. The information about his parents and his personal life is still missing.

Body Measurement

Regarding the actor’s body measurement, Lee JongWon is 6 feet tall. The weight of the actor is 74 kg. Being an actor, he has a muscular body with an amazing personality.

Also, his blood type is O. In addition, he has a pair of brown eyes and black hair. He has become old but he is as handsome as he was in his early days.


He was a very talented person. Due to his hard work, he was nominated for KBS Drama Awards in 2009 in the category of excellence award, actor in a daily drama.

In addition, he was also nominated for MBC Drama Awards in 2012 for the category of excellence award, actor in a special project drama. Unfortunately, he couldn’t win any of the awards but he was an amazing actor.

Career and Professional Life

Lee JongWon has played in various Television series and films as well. In 1994, he was present in “Love Is Blue”, “The Last Match”, and “Partner”. Then in 1995, he was in “On Sunny Days of Youth”.

After that in 1996, he was in The Scent of Apple Blossoms”, and “Icing”. In 1997, he played in “Women” and “Yesterday” and then in “Barefooted Youth”, “Heart of Lies”, and “Hong Gil-dong” 1998.

After that, in 1999, he acted in “Trap of Youth” and “Woman On Top”. He also played a role in “Tough Guy’s Love” and “SWAT Police”. Then in the year 2001, he was involved in “Law Firm”, “Pure Heart”, and “Like Father, Unlike Son”.

Then directly after 2 years, in 2004 he played in “Terms of Endearment” and “Choice”.

In addition, other more television series where he was present is: “Sad Love Story”, “A Farewell to Sorrow”, “One Day Suddenly”, “My Husband’s Woman”, “The Golden Age of Daughter’s-in-Law”, “Fly High”, “I Am Happy”, “East of Eden”, “All About My Family”.

He also appeared in “The Kingdom of the Winds”, “General Hospital 2”, “Everybody Cha-cha-cha”, Hometown of Legends “Myo Jeong’s Pearl”, “Kim Su-ro, The Iron King”, “Gloria”, “The King of Legend”, etc. These are the television series that he did till 2010.

More about his career

After 2010, he still was present in the television series. Those were “Lights and Shadows”, “Goddess of Fire”, “Master’s Sun”, “The Firstborn”, “Tears of Heaven”, “Legendary Witches”, “The Great Wives”, and “The Promise”.

The actor was present in these series till 2016. He was involved in many television series rather than in films. He was on the list of one of the most popular actors and models.

Apart from these television series, there are some films where he acted as well. In 1987, he was in the film “Unfinished Song, My Love” then, in “Teenage Coup” and “Green Sleeves” in 1991.

Then, in 1994, he was in “Couple By Contract” and in “Ardor” in 2002. In 2003, he was in “Mr. Butterfly” and “Come Tomorrow”. Then lastly, in 2004, he was in the film “Flying Boys” 2004. He has done amazing work in the film industry as well.

The actor was also in some of the TV shows like “Leaving The Nest: Season 1” in 2017, where he was a regular member. He was also in “Secretly Greatly” in 2016 as a guest in episode 9.

In the same year 2016, he was also in the show “Law of the Jungle in Panama” as a guest. Then in 2010, he was in “Running Man” in episodes 111-112 as a guest. We can say that he has worked hard and progressed a lot in his career.

Lee JongWon

Caption: Lee JongWon giving his speech at an event (Source: HanCinema)

Relationship Status

Lee JongWon is a married man. He married a very beautiful woman, Hyun Ji-Young in 1999. Also, he is the father of a son, Lee Sung-jun. The actor has a small family that includes him, his wife, and his son. They are living a happy life without any issues and rumors.

Lee JongWon – Social Media

Coming to social media presence, the actor tends to be secretive and does not want any unnecessary rumors to affect his life. So, he is not active on any social media.

He neither has an Instagram account nor a Facebook and also nor a Twitter account. But he might have some fan pages created by his fans.

Lee JongWon – Net worth 2023

As an actor, Lee JongWon has a good net worth. Currently, he is living a good and luxurious life. However, he has not revealed his net worth and salary. We also don’t know anything about his assets and living status.